[Mimedefang] whitelist_from_rcvd question

Jan-Pieter Cornet johnpc at xs4all.nl
Tue Jun 10 15:55:50 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 02:23:14PM -0400, Jason Bertoch wrote:
> > Here's your problem. That host doesn't reverse properly.
> > Mimedefang synthesizes that header, but uses a slightly different format
> > than sendmail does. Among others, it doesn't add a "(may be forged)" in
> > case of a non-FCRDNS, but just adds the relay with the IP only.
> > 
> Since we all know Comcast will never grow a clue, I'm left with whitelisting
> the sender.  However, it seems to me that MD ought to generate a header I
> can work with and choose the final action.  If the header isn't generated
> with the all information given to it from sendmail, I lose that ability.  I
> would certainly prefer that the sender fix their end, but I need to be able
> to create workarounds.

Well, did you try the one I suggested in my previous post? Just use
the IP instead of the (unreliable) hostname?

Jan-Pieter Cornet <johnpc at xs4all.nl>
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